Non-Citizen/Non-Permanent Resident Physician Requirement Repealed!

SB 949 (by Jane Nelson) repeals Section 155.0045, Occupations Code.  The change in law became effective 6/14/2013.   The section repealed is the section that was added last legislative session requiring that non-citizen/non-permanent residents perform 3 years of full-time service in a medically underserved area before being able to practice solely in non-MUAs.  Although the TMB’s rulemaking process has not yet caught up, the Licensing Division is complying with the statutory change effective immediately.